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GMO

Capabilities of GMO Laboratory

Functions

Determination of genetically modified food for labelling purposes.
Verify “GMO-free and “Non-GMO” claims.
GMO Laboratory designated as the ASEAN Reference Laboratory for GMO testing by the European Union (EU)

Type of sample received

  • Grains*
  • Raw food products*
  • Processed food products*

*Based on soy, maize/corn, potato, tomato, rice, wheat and papaya.

Type of analysis

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method
– screen/detect specific DNA sequence(s) in food.

Real-Time PCR method
– Quantification of GM content in food products.

Updated: July 27, 2016 at 2:17 am